Neil-Gower

Neil Gower is one of the four illustrators who worked on the Penguin Boys’ Adventure series released at the start of this year (or nearer the end of last year I think).

Very keen on his cover art for The 39 Steps, which I’ve spent about an hour scouring the internet for a high resolution image of. I couldn’t find one, so instead here’s a slightly pixelated version that doesn’t do the image any justice.

See more of his work here.

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Getting some inspiration for a new project by reading Lord of the Flies. Never read it before, but I absolutely loved it - lots of imagery to work with. Obviously there are the wild pigs that live on the island but I might expand and draw more jungle animals, and see where I can go from there. Nice to get back into drawing after a few months off!

My Favo(u)rite Magazine continues its tour of London, with Faber & Faber Books art directors Donna Payne and Alex Kirby. Thanks to Neil Gower for the photo. My Favo(u)rite Magazine is a benefit project for myself and my family. It’s a collection of 88 publication editors and art directors describing their favorite magazines. Proceeds from the project will help defray the costs of my recent accident and recovery. Get your My Favo(u)rite Magazine at Magculture. Thanks Donna and Alex!

Illustrator Neil Gower keeps his copy of My Favo(u)rite Magazine close at hand to provide inspiration. My Favo(u)rite Magazine is a benefit project for myself and my family. It’s a collection of 88 publication editors and art directors describing their favorite magazines. Proceeds from the project will help defray the costs of my recent accident and recovery. Get your My Favo(u)rite Magazine (or one for a gift!) here. Thanks Neil!

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SHOW YOUR COPY OF MY FAVO(U)RITE MAGAZINE #1

Here are some of the many people (and places) who are enjoying their copies of My Favo(u)rite Magazine.

My Favo(u)rite Magazine is a benefit project for myself and my family. It’s a collection of 88 publication editors and art directors describing their favorite magazines. Proceeds from the project will help defray the costs of my recent accident and recovery. Get your My Favo(u)rite Magazine (or one for a gift!) at Magculture.

(Pictured top to bottom):

At The New Yorker office in New York City

On the desk of Tim Moore, creative director of 29th Street Publishing

Inspiration for illustrator Neil Gower

With Atlanta art director Lisa Sparer’s dog Ellie

In Los Angeles next to vegan jackfruit street tacos, via author Mark Haskell Smith

Lillian Curry, New York City

Seattle photographer Michael Clinard

Italian art director Francesco Poroli

Illustrator Brook Meinhardt, San Juan Islands, Washington

Fast Company art director Alice Alves